All HCPL branches will close at 5 PM on Thursday, April 17 and will be CLOSED Friday, April 18 in observance of Good Friday. We will reopen on Saturday, April 19 for regular hours. Lone Star College - Cy-Fair Library & Lone Star College - Tomball will be open regular hours on Thursday and will be closed Friday, April 18-Sunday, April 20.
Title to be discussed: Brideshead Revisited, by Evelyn Waugh. Wednesday February 2, 11 a.m., at 6104 Auden. Summary: "One of Waugh's most famous books, Brideshead Revisited tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder, and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead....
Dora - the library hamster - has died. She had a happy, eventful life at the library since we adopted her in August 2009. Dora was around a year old at that time - middle aged for a hamster. She was a lively spirit, entertained children who stopped by her habitat upstairs and went on several unplanned "walk-abouts" when she accidently got out of her cage. Dora will be missed by all at the library as well as several ferrets and her friend, Norman, the cat.
We will be having our regularly scheduled lapsit storytime this Wednesday, 10/22/10, at 10:30am. It is recommended for babies 3-24 months, and features bouncing, clapping, singing, and nursery rhymes. We hope to see you there!
Children enjoyed decorating holiday ornament cookies and creating snowflakes from puff paint. 63 children participated in the activity and enjoyed eating the products of their creativity. The delicious cookies, frosting and sprinkles were generously donated by local baker "Julie Made 'Em."
Title to be discussed: Mountains Beyond Mountains, by Tracy Kidder. Wednesday January 5, 11 a.m., at 6104 Auden. Summary: "In this excellent work, Pulitzer Prize-winner Kidder immerses himself in and beautifully explores the rich drama that exists in the life of Dr. Paul Farmer.... Throughout, Kidder captures the almost saintly effect Farmer has on those whom he treats." From Publishers Weekly
Information for Persons with Disabilities: Harris County Public Library will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities who are interested in attending library programs. To make a request for yourself or someone you know, please notify the Branch Librarian two working days in advance of the program.